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Mean commute time in the Raleigh - Cary MSA: 23.9 minutes
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey
Distance to Major Cities
Raleigh - 14
Durham - 16
Wilmington (port) - 146
Charlotte - 159
Richmond, Va - 162
Columbia, SC - 241
Washington, D.C. - 272
Atlanta, GA - 398
New York City - 507
Source: Rand McNally
As the transportation hub of the triangle, Morrisville is called the "crossroads for innovation". RDU Airport, major interstates and rail put Morrisville in the center of a market reach of more than half the U.S population via road and the world by air. Morrisville's corridor access allows employers to "fish in all workforce ponds" in the Triangle.
I-40 is the closest Interstate to Morrisville and is accessible by driving a few miles northeast on Aviation Parkway or Airport Road.
I-540 is located to the west of Morrisville also connects to I-40 and provides a direct route to North Raleigh, RDU airport and eastern Wake County. The completed portion south of I-40 Morrisville is called the Western Wake Parkway.
NC 54, also called Chapel Hill Road, connects Morrisville to Cary to the south and Research Triangle Park to the north.
Morrisville is the next door neighbor to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport which is located in northwestern Wake County on I-40. RDU International has seven major airlines that directly reach 40 cities. As of August 15, 2012, United Airlines has added a direct flight to San Francisco. RDU also offers state-of-the-art cargo facilities, as well as housing businesses offering corporate plane services.
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Morrisville is conveniently located near to passenger train terminals in Cary and Raleigh.
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The Triangle Transit operates buses that serve the region and connect to municipal bus systems in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.
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